LISTEN LIVE TO NEWSTALK ZB

Newstalk ZB

ON AIR NOW

Keep up with
Newstalk ZB

Follow Us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube

Select region

Site Search

Search Search

ITM Cup: Southland downs Steamers for second win

Share |

Latest Rugby News | Wednesday September 18 2013 21:28

ITM Cup: Southland downs Steamers for second win

Southland's registered its second win of the ITM Cup season.

The Stags have scored 20 unanswered points to beat Bay of Plenty 33-25 in Mt Maunganui.

Talemaitoga Tuapati, Elliot Dixon and Marty McKenzie scored tries for Southland, while Scott Eade kicked three conversions and four penalties.

Kimami Sitauti crossed for Bay of Plenty's only try, with Willie Ripia kicking a conversion and six penalties.

The Steamers had led 19-13 at halftime and 25-13 midway through the second-half.

Southland jump from last to third in the championship, while Bay of Plenty remain bottom of the premiership and in danger of relegation.

Photo: Photosport

Advertisement
Shows & Personalities
Advertisement
  • Officials prepare to farewell MH17 bodies

  • Calder, Hayes close door on Parliamentary careers

  • Rugby: Genia won't play first two Bledisloe tests

  • Tour de France: Battle's on for podium spots

  • Police swoop on number of Ashburton properties

  • Heat's on John Key to keep a promise

  • Auckland Weather

    Today
    Showers
    H:15° L:
    Click for More Weather
    More Weather

    Labour's education policy

    Which is more important to you?

    Vote Now

    View Results